The Music Associate in Arts degree provides educational opportunities designed to
meet the needs of students
who wish to explore and expand their knowledge, performance skills and appreciation of music. The program
includes applied and group music instruction, history, and instrumental ensembles, theory and musicianship.
As part of the Applied Music Program, by audition; includes the same as General Music, plus private instruction in a specialized area of study (Composition, Voice, Instrumental; European Classical and Jazz) and performance classes in a supportive multi-cohort peer environment.
A broad musical training that can be the foundation for the pursuit of various musical careers
Transfer Options and Opportunities
SMC students have many options and opportunities for transfer. Make your choice and see what you need to qualify.
Completion of major requirements does not satisfy all transfer admission requirements to UC, CSU, California Private, Out of State, or International institutions.
Please note: Not all schools offer this major.
For additional information visit the Music department website.